Nespresso Brand Ambassador and Hollywood Star George Clooney says ‘saddened’ by claims of child labour
Hollywood star and Nespresso brand ambassador, George Clooney has come forward in order to talk about child labour after the coffee brand Nespresso, the one he is the brand ambassador for was linked with the same at their farms.
According to report, news about the brand was unveiled when it was found that children were working on its coffee farms, especially when the brand claims that all its coffee was sourced ethically.
Clooney came forward to speak about the matter, and he said in a statement that he was “surprised and saddened” to read the story.
Clooney said, “Having grown up working on a tobacco farm from the time I was 12 I’m uniquely aware of the complex issues regarding farming and child labor. That’s why I joined the Sustainability advisory board of Nespresso seven years ago along with the Rainforest Alliance, Fair Trade International, and the Fair Labour Association among many others with the goal then, as it remains to this day to improve the lives of farmers.”